Field Hockey Knocks Off Ursinus
October 16, 2005
10/16/05 - Just one day after defeating #15 Williams, #11 Middlebury knocked off the number one team in the nation, as they defeated Ursinus 2-1 on Kohn Field. The Panthers return to action at <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Amherst on Wednesday.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Middlebury took a 1-0 lead late in the first half as Allison Smith redirected a ball down low. The Panthers doubled their lead early in the second half when Channing Weymouth scored after a scramble in front. Ursinus battled back to cut the lead in half with 21:53 remaining, as Karen Wendler scored with an assist from Ashley Effinger after a penalty corner. Both teams would have chances to scored down the stretch, but neither could find the back of the cage, leaving Middlebury with a 2-1 win.
The Panthers held a 35-16 shots advantage in the game, while Ursinus held a 12-5 advantage in penalty corners. Meghan McGillen made fives saves in goal for Middlebury, while Jessica Lamina made 16 stops for Ursinus. The loss breaks a 10-game wining streak for the Bears.
Date: October 16, 2005
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Site: Middlebury, Vt.
TEAM 1 2 OT F
Ursinus (10-2) 0 1 - 1
Middlebury (7-2) 1 1 - 2
M-1st (3:04) - Allison Smith
M-2nd (32:10) - Channing Weymouth
U-2nd (21:53) - Karen Wendler (Ashley Effinger)
Meghan McGillen-M (70 min., 5 saves, 1 GA)
Jessica Lamina-U (70 min., 16 saves, 2 GA)